"It is a point noted with some morbid curiosity year after year — climate change ranks low on the list of Americans’ priorities. But this version of the story tends to exclude the concerns of those whose interests are often marginalized at the polls and left out of legislation: people of color."
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- Source: Aljazeera America, 11/03/2014
Gray wolves are coming back in the northern Rockies and Pacific Northwest. People have mixed feelings about wolves.Source: NY Times, 11/03/2014
"Some rarer birds have grown in number over last 30 years due to conservation efforts while some well known species have fallen"
"Deal would allow US to join other countries in cutting carbon dioxide emissions but avoid having to obtain Senate ratification"
"Antarctic hole in protective layer of gas stands around same level as 2010, 2012 and 2013, but scientists say recovery is on track"
"The Obama administration released thousands of pages on Friday documenting federal agencies’ vulnerabilities to climate change and what those agencies plan to do about it."Source: The Hill, 11/03/2014
"U.S. drivers will pay an average of less than $3 per gallon on Election Day, according to AAA."Source: The Hill, 11/03/2014
"CANBERRA, Australia — A bid by environmentalists to confront world leaders with a digital billboard highlighting climate change has been thwarted by Brisbane airport authorities who deemed the message too political."Source: AP, 11/03/2014
"Governments can keep climate change in check at manageable costs but will have to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2100 to limit risks of irreversible damage, a U.N. report said on Sunday."Source: Reuters, 11/03/2014
"Imagine nearly 6,000 dairy cows doing what cows do, belching and being flatulent for a full year. That’s how much methane was emitted from one Ohio reservoir in 2012."Source: Climate Central, 10/31/2014
"As he took the floor at the tony Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, the veteran Washington public relations guru had an uncompromising message for oil and gas drillers facing an anti-fracking backlash. 'You can either win ugly or lose pretty. You figure out where you want to be,' Rick Berman told the Western Energy Alliance, according to a recording."Source: Bloomberg, 10/31/2014
"BRUSSELS — Russian and Ukrainian officials reached an agreement on Thursday night to resume Russian deliveries of natural gas to prevent shortages over the winter."Source: NY Times, 10/31/2014
"Just a week after the Nuclear Regulatory Commission began relicensing nuclear power plants, environmental groups and several states are again suing to stop it."Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 10/31/2014
"SPOKANE — Three environmental groups sued a state agency Thursday over the effects of the Northwest’s only commercial nuclear power plant on the water quality of the Columbia River."Source: AP, 10/31/2014
"The Chesapeake Bay was once home to more than a dozen offshore island communities — tight-knit villages with enough land for baseball diamonds and with marshes thick with crabs and fish."Source: Bay Journal, 10/31/2014